Posts Tagged 'virtualization'

Anyone with the responsibilities around server, infrastructure or computing knows to request, demand and expect 99.999% availability or refer to it as five 9s. So why isn’t there a default expectation to server security whether it’s sitting in a data closet, delivered as IaaS or in the near future instrumented as an element as part […]

This summer, the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative (FDCCI) ran into a problem with the Government Accountability Office. The FDCCI’s mission is to consolidate the number of governmental data centers to reduce infrastructure and operational costs, as well as to reduce the overall real estate and energy footprint caused by an excess of these facilities. […]

“On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog”.  More appropriately: “On the internet, nothing knows you’re a dog”. An emerging risk in the Internet of Things (IoT)  is associated with the quality of data related to “things”.  The risk is not that the data on or in the thing is corrupted itself. The risk  it […]

The term “zero-day threat” may sound like the title of a hit film, but it’s definitely not that kind of thriller. A zero-day threat or attack is an unknown vulnerability in your computer or mobile device’s software or hardware. The term is derived from the age of the exploit, which takes place before or on […]

Last year, my colleague Itai Liba blogged about the association between malware and AutoIt, a very convenient environment for malware and tools development. AutoIt allows both easy interface creation for rapid development and full Windows API access for whatever is not directly supported. We have seen an increase in the use of AutoIt scripts by […]